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Industry Note: OIG Presses For Increased Physician Involvement In Hospice


- Published on Fri, Dec 01, 2017
Hospices gets their fair share of attention in the OIG’s latest hit list, too. In addition to being labeled a high-fraud area, in the HHS Office of Inspector General’s recent report on “Top Management and Performance Challenges,” the OIG gives hospice payment as an example of “payment policies [that] create financial incentives that may drive up Medicare costs without improving [...]


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